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fructed

(Her.) Bearing fruit; -- said of a tree or plant so represented upon an escutcheon. Cussans.

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exciple

(Bot.) The outer part of the fructification of most lichens.

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naiant

  • adjective satellite applied to a fish depicted horizontally
    swimming.

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embattle

  • verb fortify by furnishing with battlements for defense
    • an embattled castle
  • verb prepare for battle or conflict

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sendoff

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drafting

  • noun writing a first version to be filled out and polished later
  • noun the craft of drawing blueprints
    mechanical drawing.

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significate

(Logic) One of several things signified by a common term. Whately.

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now

  • noun the momentary present
    • Now is a good time to do it
    • it worked up to right now
  • adverb in the historical present; at this point in the narration of a series of past events
    • President Kennedy now calls in the National Guard
    • Washington now decides to cross the Delaware
    • the ship is now listing to port

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channelisation

  • noun management through specified channels of communication
    canalization; canalisation; channelization.

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statant

  • adjective satellite standing on four feet

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gown

  • noun a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
  • noun the members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located
    • the relations between town and gown are always sensitive

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jurisdictional

  • adjective satellite restricted to the geographic area under a particular jurisdiction
    • the jurisdictional limits of a state

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proportionment

The act or process of dividing out proportionally.

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guardant

  • adjective satellite looking forward
    full-face; gardant.

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divisor

  • noun one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer
    factor.
    • what are the 4 factors of 6?
  • noun the number by which a dividend is divided

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coup

  • noun a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
    takeover; coup d'etat; putsch.
  • noun a brilliant and notable success

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sensible

  • adjective showing reason or sound judgment
    reasonable.
    • a sensible choice
    • a sensible person
  • adjective able to feel or perceive
    sensitive.
    • even amoeba are sensible creatures
    • the more sensible parts of the skin

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sergeant

  • noun any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a corporal
  • noun a lawman with the rank of sergeant
    police sergeant.

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issuant

(Her.) Issuing or coming up; -- a term used to express a charge or bearing rising or coming out of another.

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preponderation

The act or state of preponderating; preponderance; as, a preponderation of reasons. I. Watts.

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procedural

  • adjective of or relating to procedure
    • a procedural violation
  • adjective relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law
    adjective.
    • adjective law

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insalivation

(Physiol.) The mixing of the food with the saliva and other secretions of the mouth in eating.

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deem

  • verb keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
    take for; hold; view as.
    • take for granted
    • view as important
    • hold these truths to be self-evident
    • I hold him personally responsible

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netiquette

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transliterate

  • verb rewrite in a different script
    transcribe.
    • The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated

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comportment

  • noun dignified manner or conduct
    bearing; presence; mien.

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catechumenate

The state or condition of a catechumen or the time during which one is a catechumen.

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criminatory

  • adjective satellite charging or suggestive of guilt or blame
    incriminating; criminative; incriminatory.
    • incriminatory testimony

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acceptation

  • noun acceptance as true or valid
  • noun the accepted meaning of a word
    word meaning; word sense.

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deem

  • verb keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
    take for; hold; view as.
    • take for granted
    • view as important
    • hold these truths to be self-evident
    • I hold him personally responsible

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chaperonage

Attendance of a chaperon on a lady in public; protection afforded by a chaperon.

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saltire

  • noun a cross resembling the letter x, with diagonal bars of equal length
    St. Andrew's cross.

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footgear

  • noun covering for a person's feet
    footwear.

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capitalize

  • verb draw advantages from
    take advantage; capitalise.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover
  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
    capitalise.

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bostonian

  • noun a native or resident of Boston

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jivaro

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olfactory

  • adjective of or relating to olfaction
    olfactive.

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hippocampus

  • noun a complex neural structure (shaped like a sea horse) consisting of grey matter and located on the floor of each lateral ventricle; intimately involved in motivation and emotion as part of the limbic system; has a central role in the formation of memories
  • noun seahorses
    genus Hippocampus.

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jobation

A scolding; a hand, tedious reproof. Law Grose.

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nonempty

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sanitization

  • noun making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing
    sanitisation; sanitation.

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serbia

  • noun a historical region in central and northern Yugoslavia; Serbs settled the region in the 6th and 7th centuries
    Srbija.

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footwork

  • noun the manner of using the feet
  • noun skillful maneuvering or dealing
    • she needs some fancy footwork to cover all those lies

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capitalize

  • verb draw advantages from
    take advantage; capitalise.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover
  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
    capitalise.

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meshing

  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; mesh; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears
  • noun an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    meshwork; net; mesh; network.

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wichita

  • noun a member of the Caddo people formerly living between Kansas and central Texas
  • noun the largest city in Kansas; located in southern Kansas on the Arkansas River

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parthia

  • noun an ancient kingdom in Asia to the southeast of the Caspian Sea; it dominated southwestern Asia from about 250 BC to AD 226

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reinstallation

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floss

  • noun a soft loosely twisted thread used in embroidery
  • noun a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teeth
    dental floss.

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hidatsa

  • noun a member of the Sioux people formerly inhabiting an area along the Missouri river in western North Dakota
    Gros Ventre.
  • noun a Siouan language spoken by the Hidatsa
    Gros Ventre.

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noun

  • noun a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action
  • noun the word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition

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tsimshian

  • noun a member of a Penutian people who lived on rivers and a sound in British Columbia
  • noun a Penutian language spoken by the Tsimshian

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nourishment

  • noun a source of materials to nourish the body
    nutrition; alimentation; aliment; nutriment; sustenance; victuals.
  • noun the act of nourishing
    • her nourishment of the orphans saved many lives

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minuet

  • noun a stately court dance in the 17th century
  • noun a stately piece of music composed for dancing the minuet; often incorporated into a sonata or suite

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phoenicia

  • noun an ancient maritime country (a collection of city states) at eastern end of the Mediterranean
    Phenicia.

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wadset

(Scots Law) A kind of pledge or mortgage. Written also wadsett.

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etruria

  • noun an ancient country in central Italy; assimilated by the Romans by about 200 BC

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proportion

  • noun the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
  • noun magnitude or extent
    dimension.
    • a building of vast proportions

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ethically

  • adverb in an ethical manner; from an ethical point of view; according to ethics
    • he behaved ethically
    • this is ethically unacceptable

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coaptation

The adaptation or adjustment of parts to each other, as of a broken bone or dislocated joint.

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ensure

  • verb make certain of
    insure; assure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!
  • verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    insure; control; see to it; assure; see; ascertain; check.
    • He verified that the valves were closed
    • See that the curtains are closed
    • control the quality of the product

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resource

  • noun available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
  • noun a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed
    • the local library is a valuable resource

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ensure

  • verb make certain of
    insure; assure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!
  • verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    insure; control; see to it; assure; see; ascertain; check.
    • He verified that the valves were closed
    • See that the curtains are closed
    • control the quality of the product

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instill

  • verb impart gradually
    transfuse.
    • Her presence instilled faith into the children
    • transfuse love of music into the students
  • verb enter drop by drop
    instil.
    • instill medication into my eye

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footnote

  • noun a printed note placed below the text on a printed page
    footer.
  • verb add explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments
    annotate.
    • The scholar annotated the early edition of a famous novel

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precautious

Taking or using precaution; precautionary. -- Pre*cau"tious*ly, adv. -- Pre*cau"*tious*ness, n.

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hyphenate

  • verb divide or connect with a hyphen
    hyphen.
    • hyphenate these words and names

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alinement

  • noun an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
    alliance; coalition; alignment.

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insure

  • verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    control; see to it; assure; see; ensure; ascertain; check.
    • He verified that the valves were closed
    • See that the curtains are closed
    • control the quality of the product
  • verb make certain of
    assure; ensure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!

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quag

  • noun a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
    mire; morass; slack; quagmire.

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inculcate

  • verb teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions
    infuse; instill.
    • inculcate values into the young generation

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humidification

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prakrit

Any one of the popular dialects descended from, or akin to, Sanskrit; -- in distinction from the Sanskrit, which was used as a literary and learned language when no longer spoken by the people. Pali is one of the Prakrit dialects.

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warmup

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baltic

Of or pertaining to the sea which separates Norway and Sweden from Jutland, Denmark, and Germany; situated on the Baltic Sea.

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shim

  • noun a thin wedge of material (wood or metal or stone) for driving into crevices

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trigeminus

  • noun the main sensory nerve of the face and motor nerve for the muscles of mastication
    fifth cranial nerve; trigeminal; nervus trigeminus; trigeminal nerve.

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valve

  • noun a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
  • noun device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

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instilling

  • noun teaching or impressing upon the mind by frequent instruction or repetition
    inculcation; ingraining.
  • verb impart gradually
    transfuse; instill.
    • Her presence instilled faith into the children
    • transfuse love of music into the students

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philadelphian

Of or pertaining to Ptolemy Philadelphus, or to one of the cities named Philadelphia, esp. the modern city in Pennsylvania.

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overstep

  • verb pass beyond (limits or boundaries)
    trespass; transgress.
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    transcend; exceed; top; go past; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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safelight

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ensure

  • verb make certain of
    insure; assure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!
  • verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    insure; control; see to it; assure; see; ascertain; check.
    • He verified that the valves were closed
    • See that the curtains are closed
    • control the quality of the product

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seamanlike

  • adjective characteristic of or befitting a seaman; indicating competent seamanship
    seamanly.

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masque

  • noun a party of guests wearing costumes and masks
    masquerade; mask; masquerade party.

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doneness

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tink

  • verb make or emit a high sound
    clink; chink; tinkle.
    • tinkling bells

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triphthong

(Orthoëpy) A combination of three vowel sounds in a single syllable, forming a simple or compound sound; also, a union of three vowel characters, representing together a single sound; a trigraph; as, eye, -ieu in adieu, -eau in beau, are examples of triphthongs.

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caddo

  • noun a group of Plains Indians formerly living in what is now North and South Dakota and Nebraska and Kansas and Arkansas and Louisiana and Oklahoma and Texas
  • noun a family of North American Indian languages spoken widely in the Midwest by the Caddo
    Caddoan; Caddoan language.

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stowage

  • noun the charge for stowing goods
  • noun a room in which things are stored
    storeroom; storage room.

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ritually

  • adverb in a ceremonial manner
    ceremonially.
    • he was ceremonially sworn in as President

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copulative

  • noun an equating verb (such as `be' or `become') that links the subject with the complement of a sentence
    copula; linking verb.
  • adjective satellite syntactically connecting sentences or elements of a sentence
    • `and' is a copulative conjunction

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judaea

  • noun the southern part of ancient Palestine succeeding the kingdom of Judah; a Roman province at the time of Christ
    Judea.

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placard

  • noun a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
    notice; posting; poster; bill; card.
    • a poster advertised the coming attractions
  • verb post in a public place

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pantheon

  • noun all the gods of a religion
  • noun a monument commemorating a nation's dead heroes

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decorum

  • noun propriety in manners and conduct
    decorousness.

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mesentery

  • noun a double layer of peritoneum that attaches to the back wall of the abdominal cavity and supports the small intestines

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randomisation

  • noun a deliberately haphazard arrangement of observations so as to simulate chance
    randomization.

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grammatically

  • adverb in a grammatical manner
    • this child already speaks grammatically

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husbandlike

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insure

  • verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    control; see to it; assure; see; ensure; ascertain; check.
    • He verified that the valves were closed
    • See that the curtains are closed
    • control the quality of the product
  • verb make certain of
    assure; ensure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!

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biohazard

  • noun hazard to humans or the environment resulting from biological agents or conditions
  • noun any bacterium or virus or toxin that could be used in biological warfare
    biological agent.

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polysyllabic

  • adjective satellite having or characterized by words of more than three syllables
  • adjective satellite (of words) long and ponderous; having many syllables
    sesquipedalian.
    • sesquipedalian technical terms

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tension

  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    stress; tenseness.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor
  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tautness; tenseness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body

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eminently

  • adverb in an eminent manner
    • two subjects on which he was eminently qualified to make an original contribution

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notarization

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concert

  • noun a performance of music by players or singers not involving theatrical staging
  • verb contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement

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subset

  • noun a set whose members are members of another set; a set contained within another set

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